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Title
Signal Hill oil field, facing north and east, with some individual derricks labeled. October 11, 1922
Creator
Pierce, C. C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
1922-10-11
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
A very wide, slightly elevated panoramic view of the oil field of Signal Hill, facing north and east. There are hundreds of oil rigs, or derricks, across the landscape, thirteen of which have been identified by name in white ms. writing. Among the oil rigs there are streets of houses, as well as numerous vacant lots. There are railroad tracks on the far right side of the image. Writing in white in the bottom center reads "Signal Hill Long Beach Cal."
Taken from the same place as photCL 470 (167).
Type
Image
Format
image/jp2
Extent
26 x 188 cm (10 x 74 in)
Identifier
167756
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/4428
Subject
Signal Hill (Calif.)
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Oil wells--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Houses--California--Signal Hill. (lctgm)
Panoramas--California--Signal Hill--Photographs
Negatives. (aat)
Place
Signal Hill (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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